Presentation on theme: "Sir William Wallace fought for the independence of Scotland in the 13th century. By which nickname is he known? Question 1."— Presentation transcript:
Sir William Wallace fought for the independence of Scotland in the 13th century. By which nickname is he known? Question 1
This award-winning actor was born in Edinburgh August 25, 1930. He started his career as a milkman, later joined the Navy where he gained two tattoos, one of which reads “Scotland Forever“. He has starred in many films, including “Untouchables“ (1987) and “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade“ (1989). Between 1962 and 1983 he portrayed a character he claims to have eventually got tired of. He has been polled as one of the greatest living Scots He has joined the YES campaign for the Scottish Independence. Who is the actor? Question 2
Q3 This orange- coloured carbonated drink, which was first introduced in 1901, is sometimes described as “Scotland’s other national drink“ after Scotch. What drink?
Q4 Match the cities and towns with their descriptions 1.Aberdeen 2.Glasgow 3.Inverness 4.Edinburgh 5.St. Andrew’s A. the largest city of Scotland, famous for its shipbuilding and port B. has nicknames like Europe’s Oil Capital, Granite city, Grey city C. the second largest city; the Palace of Holyroodhouse, HM The Queen's official residence in Scotland is situated there D. “the home of golf “, also the home of Scotland’s oldest university (~ 1410) E. the capital of Highlands of Scotland
Q5 Which of them is the largest lake in Scotland? 1.Loch Lomond 2.Loch Morar 3.Loch Ness
Q9 Besides whisky and financial services, electronics is considered Scotland’s primary export today. What is the collective term given to the Scottish computing and technology sector ?
Q10 The tradition of first footing means that a.the "first foot" in the house after midnight on Jan 1st should be male, dark, and handsome b.the "first foot" in the house after midnight on Jan 1st should carry symbolic coal, shortbread, salt, black bun and whisky c.both a and b d.the "first foot" in the house after midnight on Jan 1st may be male or female but has to carry whisky
Q11 Scotland is the only part of the UK that has a statutory holiday on 2nd January as well as 1st January – true or false?
Q12 Name the event in the picture that has come to symbolise Highland games
Q13 The people of Scotland will vote in an independence referendum on 1.Thursday 18 September, 2013 2.Thursday 18 September, 2014 3.Thursday 18 September, 2015
Q14 This Scottish writer (1771-1832), recognised in Europe as the creator of the modern historical novel, and also known for his poetry has also written many stories. His story series „ Tales of my Landlord“ (1819) illustrates the aspects of Scottish regional life. The best known among the stories is „The Bride of Lammermoor“, some episodes of which were the basis for Donizetti’s opera „Lucia di Lammermoor“. What is his name?